04746919 is referenced by 121 patents and cites 11 patents.

A transmitter unit of a remote control system includes a key function display unit for identifying the function of key elements of the transmitter unit at various steps of a control sequence for one or more controlled devices. The memory for storing character-representative information for identifying the functions of the key elements of the transmitter and corresponding function control instructions is contained in the controlled devices rather than in the transmitter unit. This allows for the addition of new controlled device without modification of the transmitter units.

Title
Remote control system with key function display provisions
Application Number
6/845184
Publication Number
4746919
Application Date
March 28, 1986
Publication Date
May 24, 1988
Inventor
Glenn A Reitmeier
West Trenton
NJ, US
Agent
Peter M Emanuel
Paul J Rasmussen
Eugene M Whitacre
Assignee
RCA Licensing Corporation
NJ, US
IPC
H04Q 7/00
H04Q 1/00
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